The Sorrow Gondola

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Pub Date: 10/05/2010

Pages: 78

Trim: 4 x 6

Publisher: Green Integer

Imprint: Green Integer

ISBN 13: 9781933382449

ISBN 10: 1933382449

Price: / $15.99 CAN$11.95

Category: POETRY / European / General

The Sorrow Gondola

By Tomas Tranströmer, Michael McGriff, Mikaela Grassl

Price: $11.95



About the Book

The Sorrow Gondola was the great Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer's first collection of poems after his stroke in 1990. Translated by Michael McGriff, Tranströmer's great work is available in its first single-volume English edition.

Tomas Tranströmer was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011.

About the Book

One of Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer's greatest poetic achievements, published here in a single volume.


Tomas Gösta Tranströmer: Tranströmer is a Swedish writer, poet and translator, whose poetry has been translated into over 60 languages. He's acclaimed as one of the most important European writers since World War II and was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature. He died March 26, 2015 at the age of 83.
Patty Crane: Patty Crane’s translations of Tomas Tranströmer’s poetry have appeared in American Poetry Review, Blackbird, New Ohio Review, Poetry Daily, Poetry East, and Smartish Pace. She spent three years living in the Stockholm area of Sweden, where she worked closely with Tranströmer and his wife, Monica.
Michael McGriff: Michael McGriff is the author of Dismantling the Hills, which won the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize in 2007. He has been a Michener Fellow, and received a Ruth Lilly Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.